The First-Annual Lantern Parade was a Huge Success! 

Thank You!

The Lantern Committee of Children and the Arts is so very grateful for all of the organizations, families, individuals and schools who supported our Lantern Parade. Thank you for helping us to "let our light shine"! We are happy to announce that the lantern parade will return this December with the theme “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star”.

Winter Craft

Many of the younger participants of the Lantern Parade made soda bottle lanterns. If you are looking for a fun project to drive away those mid-winter blues, try making one (or more!) of your own. Click on the link below to download the document.

The coverage of the Festival of Light in the Monadnock Ledger includes an awe-inspiring video of the event! If you weren’t able to join us that night, this is the next best thing.

Thank you to Steve Lipofsky for the amazing photo coverage!

Explore our Facebook page for more amazing photos and videos. Like our page and we will keep you up-to-date on all of our family-friendly events.

 The committee is currently seeking donors and volunteers for our annual Children and the Arts Festival in May. Area arts enthusiasts who would like to help finance the event or volunteer their time should contact Children and the Arts at